Common Monsoon Diseases and how we can prevent them

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The sweltering, damp and wet climate makes it positive for the smaller scale living beings to repeat and increase

     While rainfall after a hot and sticky day can be an attractive thing; the reality can't be denied that monsoons could get some stormy season ailments. During monsoons our immune system is debilitated, this outcomes in many water-borne diseases. The sweltering, damp and wet climate makes it positive for the smaller scale living beings to repeat and increase. This additionally brings about numerous respiratory tract illnesses and skin contaminations as well. We all should know about why our body is defenseless during this season and how we can be protecting ourselves. 

This climatic change causes various sorts of rainstorm infections, a portion of the normal ailments alongside the blustery season human services tips are as per the following: 

Common cold and Flu

The radical change of temperature which occurs during this season makes the body defenseless to bacterial and viral assault, bringing about cold and influenza. This is the most well-known type of viral diseases. Thus to ensure the body, one ought to devour exceptionally nutritious foods and strengthen the immunity. By this the body can battle germs by creating antibodies against the released toxins. 

Mosquito Borne Diseases:  Malaria:

Monsoon and malaria are interchangeable to one another. When the rain water gets stagnated in depressions, it helps the mosquitoes breed well. The spread of malaria can be forestalled by keeping such obstructed regions clean. 


Dengue fever can be excruciating and dangerous. Despite the fact that this sickness is brought about by the dengue infection, the transporter here is the mosquito and in this manner keeping the body shielded from any type of mosquito bite can guarantee wellbeing. 


This is a water-borne contamination, brought about by numerous strains of microbes called Vibrio cholera. Cholera influences the gastrointestinal tract causing serious dehydration and diarrhoea. Henceforth, drink boiled or refined water which can keep the germs under control. 


Typhoid fever is a consequence of contaminated food and water. This is one more bacterial contamination brought about by Salmonella typhi. Keeping up appropriate cleanliness and sanitation and simultaneously utilizing clean water is suggested. 

Hepatitis A:

This disease is brought about by contaminatedd food and water which mostly influences the liver. Some basic Hepatitis A side effects seen are fever, spewing, rash, and so forth. Keeping up legitimate cleanliness can cover the danger of this condition. 


Chikungunya is brought about by mosquitoes conceived in deteriorated water. These mosquitoes are found in overhead tanks, coolers, plants, utensils and water pipes.

This infection is brought about by tiger Aedes Albopictus. A few side effects include:

Acute joint agony. High fever. Fatigue. Chills.  Viral fever

This is a typical sickness consistently however is progressively conspicuous during monsoon season. A few manifestations include:

Fever. Fatigue. Dizziness. Weakness. Body chills. Muscle, body and joint agony.  Loose motions

Loose motions are one of the most widely recognized wellbeing grievances during monsoon season. It can go from a brief condition to a potential hazardous one. This can be caused because of the utilization of unhygienic food and water. A few side effects include:

Loose watery stools. Abdominal cramps. Fever. Bloating. Nausea. Blood in the stool.  Cold and influenza

The abrupt change in climate, causing vacillations in temperature, is the fundamental driver of cold and influenza during the stormy season.

During monsoon, the immune system debilitates and gets powerless against cold and influenza.

A few side effects include:

Fever. Aching muscles. Runny nose. Sneezing. Congestion.  Leptospirosis

This is a bacterial disease which is transmitted from creatures to people. Spread any open wounds or cuts. These maladies typically spread through open injuries while strolling through water-logged regions. A few side effects include:

High fever. Headache. Muscle throbs. Abdominal torment and looseness of the bowels. Rashes.  Stomach Infections

Stomach diseases happen when you expend unhygienic food and fluid items. Gastroenteritis is one normal stomach disease that happens in this season. Drinking enough boiled water and home prepared food is prompted in this circumstance. A few side effects include:

Low-grade fever. Nausea, heaving or both. Abdominal issues and pain. Diarrhoea.


How can we prevent these Monsoon Diseases? 

Here are a couple of tips to follow to avoid ailments:

Attempt to keep your home and environment mosquito free. Utilize a mosquito repellent and wear full sleeved garments while venturing out. Abstain from visiting swarmed spots to diminish your danger of viral contaminations. Drink boiled water. Consume fresh homemade food. Ensure your house is all around ventilated. Washing hands before and after eating any food or handling food. Abstain from contacting your nose and mouth with your hand without washing them. Maintain a healthy diet.  Maintain personal hygiene. Do not get wet in the rain. If at all you get wet, change clothes as soon as possible and stay warm. Do not use/ wear soaked shoes or socks.

Play safe this monsoon, specifically since the times we currently are in, numerous manifestations can be deceiving and need clinical consideration.



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Rabia Mistry Mulla

'For vessels to change their course, they have to be hit by a strong wind first!'
So here I am penning down my thoughts on health and research after 6 years of planning Diets.
Being a Clinical Dietitian & a Diabetes Educator I always had a thing for writing, alas, been hit by the winds towards a new course!
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